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The Companies Act, 1956

Companies Incorporated Outside India (Section 591 to Section 608)

Section 594 Accounts of foreign company.

Section 594 Accounts of foreign company.

(1) Every foreign company shall, in every calendar year -

(a) make out a balance sheet and profit and loss account in such form, containing such particulars and including or having annexed or attached thereto such documents (including, in particular documents relating to every subsidiary of the foreign company) as under the provisions of this Act it would, if it had been a company within the meaning of this Act, have been required to make out and lay before the company in general meeting; and

(b) deliver a copy of those documents to the Registrar :

Provided that the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, direct that, in the case of any foreign company or class of foreign company the requirements of clause (a) shall not apply, or shall apply, subject to such exceptions and modifications as may be specified in the notification.

(2) If any such document as is mentioned in sub-section (1) is not in the English language, there shall be annexed to it a certification thereof.

(3) Every foreign company shall send to the Registrar with the documents required to be delivered to him under sub-section (1), a copy of a list in the prescribed form of all places of business established by the company in India at the date with referred to which the balance sheet referred to in sub-section(1) is made out.